After Waiting for almost two Decades, Indian Army Jawans to get Modern Helmets that can bear 9mm attack

According to media reports, an Indian company, the Kanpur-based MKU Industries, has been contracted to manufacture 1.58 lakh helmets in a deal worth around Rs 170-180 crore, and the production of the new helmets is now beginning. This is the first large scale order of helmets by the Indian Army in more than two decades … Read more

Indian Navy appoints Admiral-rank officer as flag officer without asking Defence Ministry, MoD unhappy

The Indian Navy has been charged with appointing officers in new key posts without asking the Defence Ministry. In the first case, Navy had appointed a rear Admiral-rank officer Delhi area as the FODA, which is an operational appointment but the Navy does not have any assets in and around the national capital. The appointment … Read more

Manohar Parrikar clears names of new chiefs of Indian Army and Indian Air Force, announcement soon

Defence Minister Manohar Parrikar has said that the Defence Ministry has cleared the names of the new chiefs of the Indian Army and the Indian Air Force. Parrikar said that the names will be announced soon and added that it has to be approved by the Appointments Committee of the Cabinet. “I don’t see any reason why it has to be two … Read more